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Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

Posted: March 17, 2023

Employment Opportunity                          

Location: Manitoulin Island

Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services (KGCFS) is a designated Child Welfare Service delivering Child Protection Services within seven member First Nations in the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin. KGCFS honours and supports our families’ and community’s inherent authority to care for their children based on unity, traditions, values, beliefs, and customs. Preference will be given to Anishinaabe Candidates (please self-identify) in your application.

IT Specialist

(1) Full-Time permanent position

Starting Salary: $58,708 + Pension & Benefits

JOB OVERVIEW

Under the supervision of the Information Technology Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for updating, developing, and maintaining the Agency’s databases, networks, internet security systems and telephone system. The incumbent will provide orientation and training as part of onboarding process as well as offboarding of employees. This position will also provide administrative support to track, order and set up IT equipment to meet the needs of Agency. All KGCFS employees are expected to participate and respect the Anishinaabe culture and be committed to helping First Nation families strengthen and achieve a healthy level of well-being as part of adhering to the agency’s mission statement, vision statement, and service principals.

QUALIFICATIONS       

Education

University degree, college diploma, or certificates equivalent, specializing in Computer Science or a related field.
Have a class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s License, access to a personal vehicle and be able to travel

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES

Experience

Minimum 1-3 years of experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture, or a related field.
The employer reserves the right to waive the required qualifications in the event of other exceptional qualifications or experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time-to-time exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage, or cedar, may occur within the work setting.
Must be willing to comply by KGCFS COVID 19 Vaccination Policy.

DEADLINE: March 31st, 2023 at 4pm

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website at www.kgcfs.org/employment to review the full job description.

KGCFS offers competitive wages, a generous benefits package and an OMERS pension plan.

Please submit your application marked “Confidential-IT Specialist”. Include in your application a cover letter, resume, and (3) three reference letters – two (2) employment related from recent employers.

Please also detail in your application:  education, employment experience, and cultural participation.

Applications are accepted and in the following order of preference: by email, fax at

Human Resources – Confidential

IT Specialist

Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

Main Office – 98 Pottawatomi Avenue,

Wikwemikong, Ontario   P0P 2J0

Email: hr@kgcfs.org

At KGCFS we are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment following the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. Miigwetch for your application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must submit the following: satisfactory Criminal Reference Check (within 3 months of application date) and/or Vulnerable Sector Check, and Driver’s Abstract.)

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